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Jammu: Chamber of commerce wants Rohingyas out, warns launch of 'identify and kill' operation

Jammu: Chamber of commerce wants Rohingyas out, warns launch of ‘identify and kill’ operation

After Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, held a high-level review meeting on the deportation of Rohingiya Muslims from Jammu region, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Jammu on Friday demanded the immediate deportation...
Delhi frowns as China confirms it will meddle in Kashmir

Delhi frowns as China confirms it will meddle in Kashmir

New Delhi has reacted strongly to an article by the Chinese media where it confirms that it would meddle in the Kashmir problem. Delhi has said that it would not let China mediate on...
A boy from a recently arrived Rohingya family pumps water from a well at a makeshift site in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh while his brother watches the baby outside their shelter. Thousands of Rohingya are living in the area since fleeing the October 2016 violence in Myanmar. © UNHCR/Saiful Huq Omi

Over 168,000 Rohingya likely fled Myanmar since 2012 – UNHCR report

Study finds thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence and desperation have sought safety and stability in countries like Bangladesh and Malaysia in the last five years. BANGKOK, Thailand – More than 168,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar...
Aung San Suu Kyi, and European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini at a tense media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. Photo: AP

Trips abroad expose Aung San Suu Kyi’s Rohingya Muslim dilemma

Just a few years ago Aung San Suu Kyi was feted in the world's capitals as a democracy icon and defender of human rights. Families poured onto Myanmar's streets in 2015 when her National League...
U Wirathu and his entourage step off the plane in Sittwe airport on their way to visit Maungdaw Township in Arakan State

Concerns Surface Over U Wirathu’s Visit to Arakan State

RANGOON — U Wirathu, an ultranationalist monk notorious for his inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric, is visiting Maungdaw Township in Arakan State, where mostly stateless Muslims that identify as Rohingya have been the targets of deadly...
Order issued by Mallakam court over Rohingya Muslims migrant boat

Order issued by Mallakam court over Rohingya Muslims migrant boat

Mallakam Court has issued an order to consult the attorney general regarding the Rohingya Muslims who were taken into Sri Lanka Navy’s custody while on a migrant boat, and to report to the court...

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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...